Ford to give announcement with CEO of Ontario Health this afternoon

Oct 2 2020, 1:28 pm

Premier Doug Ford will be giving an announced on Friday afternoon with the CEO of Ontario Health.

Ford will be joined by Matthew Anderson, Health Minister Christine Elliot, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. David Williams, and Chief Coroner for Ontario and Coordinator of the Provincial Outbreak Response Dr. Dirk Huyer.

On Thursday, Ford announced that personal support workers (PSWs) will be given a temporary wage increase due to the rising demand for their work during the pandemic.

The announcement is part of Ford’s second wave preparedness plan which has also seen investment in expanding testing capacity, improved support for long-term care homes, a flu shot campaign, and providing more PPE.

The press briefing will take place at 1 pm from Queen’s Park.

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